Column | Jun 29, 2013 | 5:20 PM
Pictures: 'Star Wars' mastermind George Lucas helps launch new Star Tours attraction at Disney World
Star Wars creator George Lucas and Disney Co. President and CEO Bob Iger joined Darth Vader and other Star Wars characters onstage during the launch ceremony for the "Star Tours - The Adventures Continue" 3D-simulator attraction, at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Friday. Thousands were on hand for the launch of the attraction at Walt Disney World. The ceremony and special events for the Star Tours 3D debut also anchored the 2011 Star Wars Weekends.
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"Star Tours - The Adventures Continue" launches at Walt Disney World( JOE BURBANK/ORLANDO SENTINEL )
Mickey and Minnie, dressed as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia, with Goofy, dressed as Darth Vader, before the launch ceremony for the "Star Wars - The Adventures Continue" 3D attraction, at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Friday, May 20, 2011.